Streaming issues? Report here
John Perlman 1500 x 1500 2020 John Perlman 1500 x 1500 2020
Afternoon Drive with John Perlman
15:00 - 18:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: The Money Show with Bruce Whitfield
See full line-up
Afternoon Drive with John Perlman
15:00 - 18:00
Home
arrow_forward

Is school uniform still necessary?

24 June 2015 12:52 PM

Redi speaks about the cost and significance of school uniform with some listeners for and against it

Is school uniform still significant?

Redi asks, is school uniform still necessary? She confesses that she is quite conservative when it comes to school uniform - she says she likes the tradition and ceremony of it.

She looks at a University of Missouri study that school uniform does not improve school safety or academic discipline.

In another study there were findings that school uniform may have improved graduation and attendance rates.

The cost of school uniform

Some listeners had strong opinions on the cost of school uniform these days:

School uniform is South Africa costs so much! Just a blazer costs R600. Imagine!

Listen to the full conversation here:


24 June 2015 12:52 PM